Congressional Serial Set Volume 2791

Congressional Serial Set Volume 2791

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and thence on northwest through Washington and Lawrence Counties, no till or transported bowlders are to be found. Glacial deposits are found only on returning east to Brownstown, Jackson County. A prominent feature of the country from the eastern part of Floyd County to the northeastern part of Brown County are the knobs of Waverly sandstone, rising several hundred feet above the surface to the east, and dipping gently westward so as to underlie the coal which is in the western part of the State, corresponding to similar formations dipping in the opposite direction in the Scioto Valley of Ohio. Scott County and the southeastern part of Jackson I have not examined, but have assumed that the limit lies east of the knobs just named. Jackson County.--Till with granitic pebbles and striated stones was found two miles southeast of Brownstown, bordering the sandstone knobs. North of Brownstown, six miles across the intervale between the East Fork of White River and White Creek, till rises about fifty feet from the plain against the foot hills. But the highlands in Salt Creek township show no glacial deposits. Bartholomew County.--In the southwestern corner of Bartholomew County till, abounding in granitic pebbles and striated stones, runs up on the highlands to within about two hundred feet of the summit of the sand hills; but it is absent from the southeastern corner of Brown County. Sections in Ohio township show it to be at least forty feet iu depth, and it continues, like a flaktopped terrace, eastward toward the East Fork of White River. Harrison and Union townships are covered with till from the east to within about two miles of the Brown County line, where it ceases upon the flauks of the sandy knobs, at a height of about two hundred feet more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123656507X
  • 9781236565075